NATO declaration will include commitment to collective defense: Official

US President Donald Trump walks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on July 11, 2018. (File photo: AFP)

NATO member states will affirm the bloc’s collective defense guarantee at their summit this week in the United Kingdom, a German government official said on Monday.

The commitment will be included in the summit’s declaration, the official said, adding that a meeting of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump was envisaged for Wednesday on the sidelines of the meeting.

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